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    • A synthesis of homelessness in South Africa: a rapid critical appraisal 

      Roets, Leon; Greeff, Minrie; Strydom, Herman; Watson, Martha J.; Chigeza, Shingairai (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
      Homelessness in South Africa requires collaborative research. Social, political, cultural and economic factors that cause homelessness must be considered to develop a common definition and understanding of homelessness. ...
    • An assessment of brand loyalty of banking clients 

      Salim, Sarel Frederik (North-West University, 2011)
      This study measures brand loyalty of banking clients in South Africa. To do so, the study employs the newly developed brand loyalty conceptual framework of Moolla (2010) from the fast–moving consumer good industry as ...
    • A conceptual framework for sustainable community development 

      Niesing, Christina Maria (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
      One of the main challenges facing South African citizens in terms of sustainable community development, remains the fight against poverty. One of the strategies implemented by the South African government to eradicate ...
    • A conceptual situational leadership framework for station commanders in the South African Police Service 

      Du Preez, Elzed (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
      Managers in the public sector find themselves in a challenging environment in which accurate planning and accomplishment of goals are exceptionally difficult due to political dynamics, development complexities, resource ...
    • Constructing conceptual frameworks in social science research 

      Van der Waldt, Gerrit (AOSIS, 2020)
      Research in the social sciences is concerned with complex social behaviour, group dynamics and unique human settings. Researchers have different patterns of thought and modes of thinking. As such, they often use different ...
    • A critical assessment of the culinary preferences of international tourists to South Africa 

      Coughlan, Lisa-Mari (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2017)
      Food consumption plays a vital role in shaping the tourist experience overall. It is estimated that tourists’ expenditure on food and their demand for culinary experiences around the globe are growing daily. The International ...
    • Management performance measurement of business educated managers in the North West and Vaal triangle areas 

      Thekiso, Thabo Abel. (North-West University, 2011)
      The age of industrialisation in the nineteenth century and the subsequent emergence of large corporations called for new approaches to the way in which organisations are managed. Business today operates in a world of ...
    • A model for psychosocial well-being of families in a South African context 

      Vicki Koen; Chrizanne van Eeden; Sebastiaan Rothmann (Elliott & Fitzpatrick & NISC [© 2010 Elliot & Fitzpatrick], 2013)
      This study applied the approach of Dickoff, James, and Wiedenbach (1968) to construct a conceptual framework and a model for the psychosocial well-being of families from diverse cultures in a South African context. Findings ...
    • Nutritional status as a central determinant of child mortality in sub‐Saharan Africa: a quantitative conceptual framework 

      Ricci, Cristian; Carboo, Janet; Asare, Hannah; Smuts, Cornelius M.; Dolman, Robin; Lombard, Martani (Wiley, 2018)
      Child mortality is a major public health problem in sub‐Saharan Africa and is influenced by nutritional status. A conceptual framework was proposed to explain factors related to undernutrition. Previously proposed conceptual ...
    • Reconceptualising sustainability assessment 

      Pope, Jenny; Bond, Alan; Morrison-Saunders, Angus; Hugé, Jean (Elsevier, 2017)
      Sustainability assessment as an ex ante tool for directing decision-making towards sustainability has emerged in a diverse range of forms across the world over the past decade or so. This broad practice of sustainability ...